REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES

 

The regular school board meeting of the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40, Creswell, Oregon, was held Wednesday, August 9, 2006 beginning at 7 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 A Street, Creswell, Oregon,  97426, with Chair Thompson presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR THOMPSON:

                                                Mike Arnold

                                                Gary Clark

                                                Anne Freske

                                Lee Kounovsky

                                John Sells

                               

 

                                               

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

                                Ken Leatherman

 

                                                               

ALSO PRESENT:              Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                Joel Higdon, Technology Director

                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

                                                Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

                                                Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The Chronicle

                                               

                                                                                                               

 

ROLL CALL

                01.          Action, establish a quorum

Chair Clark announced that a quorum of the board was present.

 

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

02.            Visitors: 

Mr. Clark announced that if an audience member would like to speak to the board on an agenda item this evening, there are forms to fill out by the door.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Stuber reported that Private First Class Thomas L. Tucker of Madras, Oregon was killed on or about June 16 near Baghdad, Iraq.  He was assigned to the Army’s First Battalion 502 Infantry Regiment, Second Brigade, 101 Airborne Division.  Specialist Robert L. Jones  of Milwaukie, OR was assigned to the Army’s 40th Engineer Battalion.  He was killed on June 17 in Iraq.  He was on his second tour of duty.  Navy Petty Officer Second Class Mark A. Lee of Hood River died August 2 in  Ar Ramadi, Iraq.  He was a member of the west coast based Seal Team.  Staff Sgt. Jason M. Evey of Corvallis was assigned to the Army’s 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment 2nd Brigade Combat Team.  He died July 16 in Baghdad.  Marine Capitan Christopher T. Pate died July 28 near Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Command Element, II Marine Expeditionary Force of Camp Lejeune.  He grew up in Oregon and graduated from Aloha High School.

                                               

                APPROVE AGENDA

03.            Action, approve agenda/add items

 Mr. Clark added item 5A, a request for transfer and item 21 OSEA MOA to the agenda.  Mr. Sells moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

04.          Action, approve the June 14, 2006 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.

Mr. Arnold moved to approve the minutes as presented.  Mr. Sells       seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

05.           Information, Trustees Reports

There were no trustee reports.

 

05A.       Mrs. Stillion addressed the  board requesting a transfer for her daughter to Willamette High School.   Mr. Arnold moved to deny the transfer.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

06.         Information, Supervisors Report

Mrs. Freske moved to approve the CHS Coaches Handbook.  Mr. Sells seconded. Mr. Kounovsky asked to clarify that it is not up to the district to pay for substance rehabilitation but is the responsibility of the parent.  He stated that he would like the language in the handbook to state that.  Mrs. Freske asked that there be a review of the OSAA requirement that a student athlete must pass 5 out of 7 classes for 2007-2008.  Mrs. Freske also commented on the OSAA rules on private schools.   Mr. Kounovsky moved to amend the motion to add to the coaches handbook the language that the district is not legally responsible for substance rehabilitation. The amendment to the motion carried unanimously.  The amended motion carried unanimously.

 

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07.          Student Representative Report

                The student representative was not present.

 

08.           Information, Business Manager Report.

There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report.

 

10.                Superintendent's Report

There were no questions on the Superintendent’s report.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

11.                Information, MS Bond Committee

Mr. Davis Eusted, a representative of the PAC committee, spoke in support of the middle school bond.  Mr. Clark advised that the PAC website is very informative.

 

                12.          None

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

13.          Action, Board organization/resolution

Mrs. Freske nominated Mrs. Thompson as board chair.  Mr. Sells seconded.  Mr. Sells moved that nominations be closed.  Mr. Arnold seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.   THE MOTION NOMINATING MRS. THOMPSON CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Mrs. Freske nominated Mr. Kounovsky as board vice chair.  Mr. Sells seconded.  Mr. Sells moved that nominations be closed.  Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.  THE MOTION NOMINATING MR. KOUNOVSKY CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                Mrs. Thompson assumed the duties of board chair.

               

Mr. Clark moved to approve the Business Appointment Resolution.  Mr. Sells seconded AND THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.   Mr. Clark moved to add Debra Weber to the Business Appointment Resolution confidential list.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

14.          Action, 2006-2007 Committee Assignments

Mrs. Thompson asked board members to email her with their preference for committee assignments.

 

 

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15.            Action, Personnel report

Mr. Clark moved to approve the personnel report minus Tangeila Clark.  Mrs.  Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.  Mr. Sells moved to approve the hire recommendation for Tangeila Clark.  Mr. Freske seconded.   Mr. Clark recused himself as per board policy BBFA THE MOTION CARRIED AS FOLLOWS:

                MR. ARNOLD –YES

                MR. CLARK – ABSTAINED

                MRS. FRESKE – YES

                MR. KOUNOVSKY – YES

                MR. SELLS – YES

                MRS. THOMPSON - YES                 

 

                16.          Action,  Bond Resolution

Mr. Sells moved to approve the bond resolution.  Mr. Arnold seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

            17.          Action, Policy matters:

Mr. Sells moved to post policies IKF, IGBC and EFA.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

a.       IKF – post committee recommendations

b.       IGBC – post Parent Involvement revisions

c.        EFA – post revision

                                               

18.            Action, award milk bid

Mrs. Heiss reported that the district received bids from McDonald Wholesale   and Umpqua Dairy.  McDonald Wholesale did not meet district specifications. Mrs. Heiss recommended that the bid be awarded to Umpqua Dairy.  Mr. Sells moved to award the milk bid to Umpqua Dairy.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

19.            Discussion, annual  Assessment Report

Dr. Stuber gave a presentation on learner outcomes and explained how the district uses that information to evaluate curriculum.

 

20.            Action, MOA to CEA’s CBA Appendix B

Mr. Clark moved to table the CEA MOA.  Mr. Sells seconded. 

 

                21.          Action, OSEA Language Clarification MOA

Mr. Clark moved to approve the OSEA language clarification MOA.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

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ADJOURNMENT     The board meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Kathy Thompson, Chair